Amazonian Conservation, Global Sustainability
ACEER develops local and global environmental leaders who work to conserve and restore functioning landscapes in the Amazon Basin and beyond.
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More than 30 years ago, the Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research (ACEER) was founded with a vision to collaborate with universities, schools, business conservation organizations, and families in the United States and Peru. 

Today, we are proud to operate as a global leader in experiential education focused on environmental issues and indigenous cultures in the Amazon basin and around the world.


Our roots will always be in the Amazon, but the lessons we’ve learned over three decades in the Peruvian Amazon are valuable to everyone…

….everywhere, all over the world. 

Experiential Learning

The ACEER Foundation is the go-to experiential learning organization in southeastern Peru that delivers education programs to help develop the next generation of cross-disciplinary conservation leaders

Conservation Learning Web

The ACEER Conservation Learning Web is a bold educational initiative that integrates environmental education in the classroom with out-of-school learning experiences and community programs

Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy

In Memoriam

August 22, 1941 – December 25, 2021

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing, December 25, 2021, of our good friend and member of the ACEER Board of Directors, Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy. His passionate and dedicated commitment to conservation spanned more than 50 years.

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Photograph by Dylan Coulter, National Geographic

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There are many ways that you can support ACEER and our mission to conserve the Amazon Rainforest through education and empowerment.


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